Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead
Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...
Needed: A million Recharge Wells
Clean catchments such as rooftops, roads and storm drains could be used to harvest a substantial volume of the city's rainfall.
Bengaluru's well diggers have shown how traditional water bodies can be revived: Water activitst Vishwanath Srikantaiah
"We must build the governance and institutional capabilities for an integrated urban water management system. The rest will follow."
India’s deepening water crisis: How villages had water before govt took over
When every village captures all the run-off resulting from the rain falling over its entire land can every village have enough water.
Climate change threatens India’s crop production, rice yields may be hit hard
Yields of millets, sorghum and maize showed better resilience to extreme weather and also witnessed smaller declines during droughts.
Spinning the Right Yarn: Problems in Indian cotton need ecological understanding, not biotechnology
The solution to the dystopic Indian cotton system lies in developing an ecological understanding using Short Staple-High Density cotton as a basis.
Sustainable living and lessons for all
As part of the one-week campaign, volunteers will be conducting house visits and spreading the green message.
Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides
All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile messenger and a billboard.